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Re: netscan from exit-node

Am heiligen Montag, den 01. Oktober im Jahre 2007
schrieb Muelli <Muelli@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> einmal:
> Hi,
> On 01.10.2007 16:15 Niels Laakmann wrote:
> > I set up a tor-server with an Exit-Policy. A few weeks ago, my
> > Server-Hoster shut down, my IP-Subnet because the Tor-Server
> > has done some IP-scans.
> Mwhaha,
> you are hosting by Hetzner, right? ;-) I get those automaticly generated
> netscan-mails frequently. Some times they shut down the single Tor IP,
> some time they shutdown the whole subnet. Depends on their mood (or
> better: the mood of that IDS).
Yeah .. Thats right :)

> But the funny thing is, that they claim, the netscan abused a
> *considerable* amount of ressources. So everytime I get this kind of
> email, I calculate the amount of generated traffic and look how long the
> scan lasted. Then I calculate the bandwidth and write them, that they
> can't be serious and I demand the freeing of my IPs. Pretty simple
> actually. To speed things up, you could write the "Rechenzentrum" your
> server is located in.

The Problem with that game is, that we also installed a web and a
mailserver on that subnet. Many times, they shut down the subnet for
some hours. For me this time is too long.
You are in right, but I can't afford that.

> Cheers,
>   Muelli